The Good Samaritan Center is currently hiring Certified Nursing Assistants 1st shift |
and 2nd shift full time.
**No Phone Calls Please**
The mission of the Evangelical Lutheran Good Samaritan Society is to share God's love in word and deed by providing shelter and supportive services to older persons and others in need believing that "In Christ's Love, Everyone Is Someone".
Who We Are
The Evangelical Lutheran Good Samaritan Society is a Christian social ministry organization which seeks to share God's love in lively community settings and through services that support people in their own homes. In more than 240 locations around the country, Good Samaritan offers Christian Communities of Care in which seniors find many opportunities for a meaningful and full life. There are a host of housing options and services available: from independent living to congregate and assisted living, to skilled nursing with rehabilitation and long term care.
Provides care to assigned residents in a caring, safe and efficient manner; and is responsible to perform the following according to Good Samaritan mission, center/campus standards, procedures and individualized resident care plans:
Resident Personal Care:
Provides personal care for residents without rushing them and with a respectful attitude according to the plan of care. Explains all procedures to residents before and during cares; promotes highest level of self-care. Maintains resident-centered conversations while caring for residents. Includes bathing, grooming, dressing/undressing, vital signs and other personal cares. Provides post mortem care in a caring sensitive manner.Promotes optimal nutrition and hydration, encourages highest level of self. Maintains resident-centered conversations during meals and cares. Assists residents with ordered diets and fluids, strives to ensure a positive dining experience; meets overall nutrition needs.
Promotes the highest level of resident mobility and continence functioning through restorative care techniques:
Assists residents in transferring, repositioning and walking, using correct and appropriate transfer techniques and equipment, provides range of motion and passive exercise. Assists residents with toileting needs reinforcing bowel and bladder training.
Implements specific approaches for behaviors; provides emotional support and redirects residents who are demonstrating inappropriate actions.
Maintains residents self esteem, privacy and confidentiality of personal information, adhering ti HIPAA guidelines. Provides residents with opportunities for independence and choice as to wake time bed time, clothing, bath type and time, and participation in activities consistent with their care plan. Safeguards residents property by labeling, handling with care, and proper storage. Reports items in need of repair; assists residents to keep rooms clean and orderly, provides clean towels and washcloths; makes bed as directed. Adapts the physical environment to promote resident comfort and rest. Answers call lights promptly; forwards residents requests as appropriate.
Appropriately documents all cares and behaviors. Receives and shares information; attends or obtains with admissions and discharge procedures.
Responds appropriately to emergency needs in the center (choking, falls, convulsions, fire and disaster situations etc.) Demonstrates safe use of oxygen, lifts and all other equipment.
Handles and disposes of linens, soiled clothing or supplies properly, demonstrates consistent and appropriate hand-washing techniques, including use of hand sanitizing agents.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
No Phone Calls Please
Following are the minimum requirements to be hired into this job:
Knowledge: basic ability to communicate and comprehend; ability to measure and comprehend certain quantities; (A high school education or higher education is not required to be hired into this job.)
Prior Experience: 6 months work experience as a certified nursing assistant or home health aide; or actively enrolled in nursing school.
Basic Abilities: ability to meet the physical and mental abilities of the job as outlined; must be able to speak, read and write in English and be able to articulate clearly and audibly; ability to meet conditions of employment applicable to the center/campus.
Specific Abilities/Training: completion of an accredited nursing assistant training program or ability to satisfactorily complete an accredited training program approved by the center/campus and the state in which the center/campus is located.
The Evangelical Lutheran Good Samaritan Society is an equal opportunity employer and hires qualified individuals without regard to race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, disability, ancestry, veteran/military status, or other protected classes.
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